September, 2022

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Trevor Noah Announces Surprise Daily Show Exit

Adweek

After seven years, Trevor Noah is taking his final bow. On Thursday, The Daily Show With Trevor Noah host announced his surprising exit from late-night TV. During the seventh anniversary as host, Noah got nostalgic, talked about getting clarity on a recent trip to India and revealed the news in front of the studio audience.

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Fintech Is Banking On Influencers For Brand Building

AdExchanger

It makes sense that brands in sexy verticals like fashion and hair care turn to social media influencers. But banking brands hire influencers, too. One recent example is Kasasa, a fintech company that launched in 2003 and partners with local credit unions and community banks to offer discounts and attract people looking to open or. Continue reading » The post Fintech Is Banking On Influencers For Brand Building appeared first on AdExchanger.

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3 things customers expect from marketers to prove that they’re human

Martech

Marketers are using more automation tools to improve workflow efficiency and scale campaigns. But they have to remember that they’re marketing to humans, and that customers expect a human touch. There are three main values that customers expect at every touchpoint, according to CEO and founder of B2B marketing consultancy Simple Strat, Ali Schwanke, who spoke at The MarTech Conference.

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The Taste Of B t …

Rob Campbell

I’ve written a ton about brand purpose over the years. Not as viciously as my beloved Martin Weigel. But close. It’s not that I am against brand purpose, It’s when it’s used as a marketing tool and ‘updated’ to whatever trend is currently popular that my hate boils over. It’s why I have always advocated for belief rather than purpose.

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How to Stay Competitive in the Evolving State of Martech

Marketing technology is essential for B2B marketers to stay competitive in a rapidly changing digital landscape — and with 53% of marketers experiencing legacy technology issues and limitations, they’re researching innovations to expand and refine their technology stacks. To help practitioners keep up with the rapidly evolving martech landscape, this special report will discuss: How practitioners are integrating technologies and systems to encourage information-sharing between departments and pr

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The CTV Advertising Guide 2023 is Now Available to Download

VideoWeek

Today we’re delighted to be launching the digital edition of the CTV Advertising Guide 2023. You can download your free copy here. For years the connected TV landscape has been dominated by the paid subscription services. But finally, as many have long predicted, advertising is taking centre stage in the CTV world: Netflix and Disney+ are launching ad-supported tiers, broadcaster offerings are growing at pace, and FAST services are creating new distribution models for CTV publishers both o

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McDonald’s repackages Happy Meals for adults with cult streetwear label

Marketing Dive

Meant to invoke nostalgia, the menu bundles come with unique art and collectible figurines as the chain tries to align with pop culture tastemakers.

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As The Open Web Becomes More Real, Will Google Be The First To Fall?

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Arnaud CréputCEO“Data-Driven Thinking” is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media. Today’s column is written by Arnaud Créput, CEO of Equativ. Google’s latest legislative dodge has fallen flat. Following an alleged proposal to section off its ad tech business (Google Ad Manager, DV360, AdSense and.

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Content marketing: What it is and why marketers should care

Martech

It’s been said, ad nauseam, that content is king. But these days, a more accurate statement is probably: customer experience is king. And, in our hyper-connected world where everyone is fighting for attention, good content is what drives good experiences. . Businesses use content marketing strategies to generate brand awareness, educate prospects and customers and establish credibility.

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Be Metallica, Not The Eagles …

Rob Campbell

I was recently in a client meeting where we had a discussion about ‘scale’ The person in question was suggesting – as many do – that the only way to achieve it was to make sure you offer something for everyone. Now there’s two ways you can do that … Literally offer something for everyone or be so bland that you don’t alienate anyone.

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The WIR: Netflix Ad Prices Emerge, Nielsen Goes Private, and Samsung Doubles Down on FAST

VideoWeek

In this week’s Week in Review: Rumours circulate around the cost of advertising on Netflix, Nielsen shareholders approve its sale to private equity, and Samsung revamps its streaming service. Top Stories. Netflix Ad Rumours Spell Value for Consumers, Costly for Brands. Details of Netflix’s ad-supported plans finally began to emerge this week, including rumours of subscription pricing and the potential cost for advertisers, plus key hires for its advertising business.

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Retail media advertising: How e-commerce is becoming AdTech’s next frontier

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M&M’s introduces Purple candy mascot to celebrate acceptance, inclusivity

Marketing Dive

The Mars brand is extending its crew of characters for the first time in a decade as part of a controversial refresh that drove impressions and consumer sentiment.

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Nike and Zendaya Honor Serena Williams: ‘By Changing Nothing, She Changed Everything’

Adweek

As Serena Williams wraps up her historic tennis career, some of her biggest brand partners are taking a moment to celebrate her legacy both on and off the court. Nike is doing its part to cement her cultural impact by releasing a film tribute, "By Changing Nothing, She Changed Everything," narrated by Emmy-winning actress Zendaya.

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The Chaos Of Privacy Compliance In The US

AdExchanger

The US data privacy landscape is chaotic. The future of the recently proposed American Data Privacy and Protection Act is now decidedly up in the air, and states are passing their own privacy laws in the absence of a federal one, which makes compliance complicated. Federal agencies like the FTC are also trying to fill the data privacy rulemaking void.

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How Allied Beverage is transforming customer experience

Martech

At the beginning of the pandemic, with restaurants and entertainment venues shut down, New Jersey liquor distributor Allied Beverage saw an opportunity to transform its customer experience, service and e-commerce. Transformation at scale. Allied Beverage is the largest liquor distributor in New Jersey, with annual sales well in excess of $1 billion.

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ABM Evolution: How Top Marketers Are Using Account-Based Strategies

In times of economic uncertainty, account-based strategies are essential. According to several business analysts and practitioners, ABM is a necessity for creating more predictable revenue. Research shows that nearly three-quarters of marketers (74%) already have the resources needed to build successful ABM programs.

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BETC nails TV envy for Canal+

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One of the newer frustrations of modern life is subscription everything, especially TV streaming channels. As a long-suffering Virgin customer I can’t get Sky Atlantic (if anyone knows how to, let me know.) Not that I miss ‘Game of Thrones’ (CGI is so last year) but I do miss ‘Succession.’ Even more frustrating is ‘Slow.

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Gaming Companies Are Levelling Up Their Ad Offerings

VideoWeek

Gaming company Roblox has unveiled plans to integrate adverts into its virtual environments, starting next year. Roblox is a social gaming platform, similar to Minecraft, except it allows users to develop individual games and invite friends to roam around the virtual worlds they build. As a result, the scope for advertising is more immersive than merely placing ads in gaming menus or loading screens.

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Heinz recruits vegetarian vampire for return of Tomato Blood ketchup

Marketing Dive

The brand tapped popular TikTok creator E.J. Marcus to play Toby, the 280-year-old vampire influencer that believes “humans are people too.

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M&M’s Introduces a New Mascot All About Inclusivity

Adweek

Earlier this year, M&M's updated its cast of candy characters to better fit with the times. The brand stopped using the prefixes "Mr." and "Ms." to place more focus on the mascots' unique traits, instead of their gender. Green traded in knee-high boots for casual sneakers. Brown transitioned from high stilettos to low block heels.

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ABM Success Recipe: Mastering the Crawl, Walk, Run Approach

Shifting to an account-based marketing (ABM) strategy can be both exciting and challenging. Well-implemented ABM motions build engagement with high-value accounts and drive impactful campaigns that resonate with your audience. But where do you begin, and how do you progress from crawling to running? Watch now as Demand Gen experts delve into the essentials of each stage of the ABM process.

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Comic: The Fear Of Finding Out

AdExchanger

A weekly comic strip from AdExchanger.com that highlights the digital advertising ecosystem…. The post Comic: The Fear Of Finding Out appeared first on AdExchanger.

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Amazon to allow merchants to email customers directly

Martech

Amazon is launching Tailored Audiences, a tool that will enable sellers to send free emails to customers and monitor results. The announcement came at Amazon’s Accelerate conference this week. In the past, Amazon has been reluctant to allow third-party merchants to directly contact Amazon customers. Merchants will be able to target recent, repeat and high spending shoppers.

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Nike pays tribute to Serena Williams as she bows out in style

More About Advertising

Wieden + Kennedy Portland and Nike have crafted a fitting tribute to Serena Williams, which was pushed out on social media just moments after her defeat at the US Open on Friday night. Nike’s line is, “By changing nothing, she changed everything.” Williams herself may even have had a hand in it – she repeated. The post Nike pays tribute to Serena Williams as she bows out in style first appeared on More About Advertising.

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Consumer Trust is Key to Sustaining the Future of Digital Advertising in APAC

Exchange Wire

With ATS Singapore 2022 just around the corner, Adele Wieser, regional managing director APAC at Index Exchange, discusses the opportunity CTV provides to strengthen trust and transparency in digital advertising. . The digital media market in Southeast Asia is forecast to be [.]. The post Consumer Trust is Key to Sustaining the Future of Digital Advertising in APAC appeared first on ExchangeWire.com.

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How Intent Data Helps Marketers Convert A-List Accounts

One of the biggest challenges for any B2B marketer is understanding your prospects’ next move — who is most likely to buy and when. Without these insights, marketing campaigns can feel more like guesswork, with high investment and little return. We’re here to tell you there’s a better way. By tracking buyers’ digital footprints and online activity, such as website visits, product reviews, and spikes in content consumption, you can engage prospects with a message that really resonates.

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The Brexit-Led Broadcaster Exodus from the UK Appears to be Complete

VideoWeek

The European Audiovisual Observatory reported today that the number of broadcasters relocating away from the UK has fallen back to pre-Brexit levels, suggesting that an exodus away from the UK which was primarily caused by Brexit is now finally complete. This broadcaster exit (or ‘brexit’, if you will) has been significant: the Observatory previously reported that the number of TV channels based in the UK had halved between 2018 and 2020, from 1230 to 586.

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Marketing Morsels: DraftKings’ Fresh Ball Smell, Flies Love Truly, Corn Kid Campaigns and More

Adweek

Welcome to Marketing Morsels, a menu of delightful news items from the past week. Enjoy the assortment! Morsel #1: DraftKings wants tennis fans to smell like balls DraftKings is venturing from sports betting into. fragrances? That's right, the digital entertainment brand teamed up with VaynerMedia to launch Love Love, a limited-edition fragrance that users.

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Snowflake Is Aggressively Pushing Into Mar Tech And Advertising

AdExchanger

Roughly a year ago, Snowflake launched its Media Data Cloud, a suite of solutions built specifically to serve businesses with media and advertising needs. Fast forward 11 months, and Snowflake is spiking the football with a Data Cloud “world tour” making 21 stops in cities around the world to tout its offering. The tour kicked. Continue reading » The post Snowflake Is Aggressively Pushing Into Mar Tech And Advertising appeared first on AdExchanger.

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How to build a disruptive marketing campaign

Martech

As customers, we’re all bombarded with marketing messages everywhere we turn. And, if a company’s message is not relevant to us or our interests, we tune it out completely. That is why businesses need to adopt disruptive marketing strategies to stay competitive. Disruptive marketing is about more than just creating a buzz. It’s about rethinking the way you do marketing and breaking the rules you’ve been playing by.

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Solving the Biggest Tech Challenges in RevOps

In this eBook, we’ll run through real-world examples that show how RevOps teams can benefit from modern solutions for the access, management, and activation of their GTM data. Whether you need to improve lead response times, boost adoption of core tools, improve lead qualification, or target and automate your GTM motions, you’ll find examples of how revenue teams are solving some of the toughest problems in modern business.

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Channel, partner, and ecosystem tech is one of the hottest categories in martech today

Chief Martech

Jay McBain , formerly of Forrester and now with tech analyst firm Canalys, is the world’s leading expert in partner, channel, and ecosystem technology. Where I’ve gone broad with the martech landscape , Jay has gone deep with his own ecosystem tech landscape. He recently released his 2022 Channels Ecosystem Landscape , shown in the image above but discussed in more detail in his accompanying release write-up.

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Amazon ads top engagement ranking, but TikTok holds innovation crown

Marketing Dive

Consumers surveyed by Kantar favored “real-world” advertising for the third year running, but brand investment plans remain focused on digital.

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The Global Case for Local Content

VideoWeek

This summer Netflix wasn’t just breaking its own records with Stranger Things and setting the advertising industry abuzz with moves towards an AVOD tier; it also reached the threshold of 30 percent European content in the majority of its relevant markets, as mandated by regulatory quotas. But the reasons for this local push go beyond legislative requirements and into the realm of autonomous business strategy.

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As Edelman Turns 70, Its CEO Looks to the Future of Creative Communications

Adweek

Dan Edelman changed the face of advertising communications when he opened up his eponymous shop in 1952. He was the first to create the media tour and helped elevate public relations as a key tactic for advertisers. Just as the industry has evolved, so has Edelman in recent years. Its latest iteration involves music star.

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Drive GTM Efficiency with Tech Stack Consolidation

Consolidating your tech stack is an effective cost-saving measure that drives GTM efficiency and adds value to your enterprise. With a cohesive, integrated tech stack, your revenue teams can deliver an excellent customer experience that sets you up to win faster than your competitors.